Youth Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,000 – £23,000 pro-rata
  • North Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th December 2020

  • Advertised from 13th November 2020
  • 30 hours per week


This is an exciting opportunity to lead and shape Scran Academy’s youth work offer on a day-to-day basis. We are looking for a dynamic youth practitioner with a passion for young people and seeing them develop in life. The purpose of the role is to promote the personal and social development of young people through running our education and youth work programmes. This role is the critical point of contact for Scran young people and you will be responsible for ensuring that young people are engaged across the organisation. In short, this role is about defending, caring, engaging and empowering young people.

You will be joining an inspiring team of 7 staff based in North Edinburgh along with our numerous volunteers, Trustees and partners. This role suits someone who enjoys a flexible, dynamic and fulfilling work life and wants to make a difference to young people who need us most.

Hours & Benefits:

Our Academy programme currently operate Tuesdays & Thursdays with the remaining hours being determined as mutually agreed and required. This (unsurprisingly) will involve evening and weekend work on occassions.

This post attracts employers pension contribution and 33 days annual leave, inclusive of public holidays. You will benefit from an inspiring and ever-changing workplace. As a new member of our team, you will also enjoy a high level of creative control to advise and support our development. Additional training and leadership opportunities will be offered.

Application notes

Want to join us?

Please send a CV and covering letter outlining why you are the person for Scran (max one page) to

Closing date: 5pm 9th December 2020.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview/ meet the team on Thursday December 17th.